With the opening of school this morning, Sheriff Ron Pierini reminds drivers that they should anticipate an increase in child pedestrian activity - particularly around school zones.
"It is important that drivers obey the posted speed limit when traveling through a school zone, and to be vigilant for children crossing the roadways. The minimum fine for a speeding violation within a school zone is $150," Sheriff's Spokesman Sgt. Jim Halsey said.
Deputies of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office will be strictly enforcing the traffic laws in and around our schools and at the school bus stops, according to Halsey.